Meridian Regional Fundraisers of the Year celebrate at Pride of Britain Awards 2019

Meridian's regional fundraisers of the year have joined celebrity guests, actors and sport stars at this year's Pride of Britain Awards.

Sarah Simpson from Wokingham in Berkshire and Ben West from Frittenden in Kent met other regional winners and enjoyed a star studded evening, hosted by Carol Vorderman.

West Regional Fundraiser of the Year Sarah won for her work with the Ollie Young Foundation, set up in memory of her son, that has raised half a million pounds.

East Regional Fundraiser of the Year Ben won for his work raising money to tackle teenage mental health issues in memory of his brother Sam, who took his own life last year aged 15.